Tudor Period

The Tudor period usually refers to the period between 1485 and 1603, specifically in relation to the history of England. This coincides with the rule of the Tudor dynasty in England whose first monarch was Henry VII (1457 – 1509). In terms of the entire century, Guy (1988) argues that "England was economically healthier, more expansive, and more optimistic under the Tudors" than at any time in a thousand years.

The term Tudor was hardly used in the 16th century and many phrases of periodization used by modern historians, such as Tudor England and Tudor monarchy which seek to emphasize a distinct period, which are misleading compared to what people actually experienced at the time.


Read more about Tudor Period:  Social and Economic Progress, Tudor Government, 1536–53, Monarchs

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